Duration 1h 39m
Distance 98.7 km
Average price 55€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Alkmaar takes 1h 39m and the fastest train takes 1h 21m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Rotterdam to Alkmaar. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Alkmaar
1h 47m
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21€ - 102€

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Alkmaar via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Alkmaar is 81 km. The road distance is 98.7 km.

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Rotterdam to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Rotterdam to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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There are 1283+ hotels available in Alkmaar. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Rotterdam and Alkmaar?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Alkmaar via Amsterdam Centraal in around 1h 47m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€

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